What to See
Whilst you explore Bletchley Park and discover its story at your leisure enjoying the Multimedia Guide, you can also see a wealth of other fascinating galleries and exhibits within the WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks.
Block B exhibitions include:
- Hitler's "Unbreakable" Cipher Machine: Gallery dedicated to telling the story of the breaking of the Lorenz cipher.
- The world's only fully-operational Bombe rebuild - the electro-mechanical device used to mechanise the process of breaking Enigma
- The Life and Works of Alan Turing gallery
- The largest and most comprehensive public display of Enigma machines in the world
- A Home Front exhibition - How people lived in WW2
- The Japanese Challenge: Breaking the Japanese Codes
- Bletchley Park Timeline - How the work of Bletchley Park influenced key WW2 events
- From Intercept to Action - the Codebreaking process explained
Hut 8, German Naval Codebreaking Hut, exhibitions include:
- The Office of Alan Turing, Head of Hut 8
- Royal Pigeon Racing Association exhibition, explaining the use of pigeons in WW2
The Mansion exhibitions include:
- The Office of Alastair Denniston, Head of the Government Code and Cypher School, and the room where the US Special Relationship was born.
- The Library, atmospherically dressed as it would have looked during WW2 as Naval Intelligence office.
- Wartime Garages, complete with WW2 vehicles.
Hut 11, wartime Hut that housed the Turing-Welchman Bombe machines - now newly restored and refurbished with an atmospheric exhibition giving a voice to the women who worked the machines in the Hut they dubbed the "Hell-Hole".
Other exhibitions available at Bletchley Park, but operated independently of the Bletchley Park Trust.